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Freedom to Roam

Since the 1990’s, Southwest Air has been running a television commercial around their tagline “wanna get away?” The ads present comical, embarrassing situations in which people find themselves wanting to “get away”. Most of the ads are accompanied by the sound clip “[ding] You are now free to move about the country”—an obvious riff on the in-flight announcement that “you are now free to move about the cabin”. Read more

Your First One…

Your First One…

Do you remember your first one?? The first “nice” SLR?? The one you lusted for!! You read the reviews!! You maybe even took one for a “test drive”. The one you saved for; used gift money for; raided the piggy bank for!! You know what I’m talking about-don’t you!! Read more